|Accordionist Stefan Hussong performs at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Stefan Hussong, John Cage, Keiko Harada, Adriana Hölszky|
Accordionist Stefan Hussong performs at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004. Pieces include: Traditional Gagaku (Japan, 10th Century), Banshiki no Choshi John Cage, Dream (1948) Keiko Harada (1999), Bone+ (US Premiere) John Cage, In a landscape (1948) Adriana Höelszky, High Way for One for Accordion Solo (2000) (US Premiere) Stefan Hussong, accordion Polka and Conjunto step asidethis is accordion like youve never heard before...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 5,481 (1 review)
|Stephan Micus: Where In The World?, 1974 - Stephan Micus|
The Music of Stephan Micus: Where In The World? By 2004, Stephan Micus (MEE-koos) has recorded over 20 solo albums of his multi-tracked, multi-ethnic music, mostly for the ECM Records label. But three decades earlier, the young musician stopped to visit WBAI in New York, and later Charles Amirkhanian at KPFA and left an hour-long tape of his music before disappearing into the ozone. From the original 1974 program description: Improvisations for wooden recorders, sitar, zither, cymbals, bamboo fl...
Keywords: Instrumental; Meditative; New Age; World Music
Downloads: 5,436 (2 reviews)
|Stephan Micus: A Walk in the Woods in Mundraching - Stephan Micus|
Composer-performer Stephan Micus speaks with Charles Amirkhanian outdoors in the bird-filled Bavarian countryside on June 6, 1985. A casual and fascinating discussion that is almost filmic in its effect. Micus discusses exotic German recipes, American military plane sonic booms, and the sound he loves most in nature-flying swans. Recorded 36 miles west of Munich in the farm town of Mundraching. Originally broadcast as part of KPFA's series of programs called The World Ear Project, focusing on th...
|Margaret Leng Tan performs Stephen Montague's Mirabella at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Stephen Montague & Margaret Leng Tan|
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Stephen Montague's Mirabella (A Tarantella) (1995) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano This piece was written for Margaret Leng Tan. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Stephen Montague was born and educated in the U.S. but has been living in London as a freelance composer since 1974...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
|U.S. Premiere of Stephen Scott's "Paisajes Audibles" at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Stephen Scott|
U.S. Premiere of Stephen Scott's Paisajes Audibles (Audible Landscapes) for soprano and bowed piano (2002) at Other Minds 9 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 2003. Victoria Hansen, soprano Colorado College Bowed Piano Ensemble - Nicole Benton, Elissa Greene, Alexander Smith, Laura Whalin, Daniel Wiencek, Matthew Wirzbicki, Sienna Wolf-Ekblad, Rebecca Wood, Sayo Yamaguchi Stephen Scott, director Amy Scott, video projection Entrada Fortunate Isle (adapted from prose by Plato and by V...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
|Stephen Vincent and Susie Garrett (Scofield) on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1973 - Stephen Vincent, Susie Garrett (Scofield)|
Two Bay Area poets who have approached readings and poetry teaching in experimental ways are featured performing their poems together with music played on flutes, thumb pianos and drums. Stephen Vincent and Susie Garrett (Scofield) (accompanied by Jeff Booker) read a number of poems, "cross read", and speak about their activities in the Bay Area poetry scene. Vincent also talks briefly about "Shocks," his new critical magazine with a focus on Bay Area poets, readings and books...
Keywords: Modern American Prose and Poetry
|Steve Reich at UC Berkeley University Museum - Steve Reich|
A live performance of four early works by Steve Reich: "Four Organs", "My Name Is", "Piano Phase", and "Phase Patterns." This performance marked an important moment in San Francisco Bay Area new music history with the triumphant return to the East Bay by Reich, who studied at Mills College with Luciano Berio, and who performed the 1964 world premiere of Terry Riley's seminal work, “In C", at the San Francisco Tape Music Center...
Keywords: Music; KPFA-FM; Minimalism; New Music; Steve Reich; University Museum, UC Berkeley
Downloads: 10,935 (4 reviews)
|Susan Stone, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1991 - Susan Stone|
Sound poet Susan Stone interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, May 23, 1991. A master of mixed-media performance, Stone is in the forefront of current experimental work in voice, language, and tape. Her exploration of the human psyche, particularly of female characters struggling with the elements of intimacy, is at the core of her subject matter...
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Experimental
Downloads: 2,062 (1 review)